Speckled wood - Pararge aegeria

Form aegeria

Family: Satyridae.

Flight Time: Feb - Oct.

Size: 38-44mm

Altitude: 0-1750m

Form tircis

 

Notes:

A very widespread and common species in Europe. In Northern Europe the form tircis (below) is more common with a more creamy colour.

 

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Pararge xiphioides

Many including Brachypodium species

Many

Speckled wood distribution

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Early Stages

 

     
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